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100

The main protagonist of the play. Their main objective was to bury the body of their brother, Polyneices.

Who is Antigone?

100

Eteocles and Polyneices fought about ____ which led to their demise.

What is the crown? 

100

The playwright of Antigone

Who is Sophocles?

100

By burying their borther, the main protagonist is fighting ______.

What is the law?

100

The names of the two brothers who killed themselves in battle.

Who is Etecoles and Polyneices?

200

The main protagonist's sister. She believes she and her family must obey the law of the land.

Who is Ismene?

200

True or False: Ismene wants to bury Polyneices with Antigone

What is False?

200

The Greek city-state that serves as the setting.

What is Thebes?

200

In his beginning speech, Creon asserts his _______ over the elders of Thebes.

What is power?

200

What is the law that Creon puts in place?

If Polyneices is to be buried, the individual who buries him will be put to death.

300

The main antagonist of the play. The protagonist's uncle and new King of Thebes. 

Who is Creon?

300

Polyneices cannot be buried because ______

What is he is seen as a traitor to Thebes?

300

True or False: Antigone is a Greek comedy.

False - Antigone is a Greek tragedy.

300

The dramatic irony (what the reader knows and the characters do not) at the end of scene 1 is _________.

What is Antigone was the one to bury Polyneices.

300

Why is it important for Ployneices to be buried? (Hint: think of the Underworld)

If he is not buried, he will be a lost soul and cannot travel to the Underworld.

400

The people of Thebes that comment on the central action of the play. 

Who is the Greek Chorus, also, known as the Choragos?

400

The Sentry delivers the news that __________ to Creon.

What is someone buried Polyneices and left no trace?
400

Oedipus is the ________ of Antigone.

What is father?

400

According to the law, if Antigone is caught burying her brother, she will face ________.

What is death?

400

What was Polyneices and Eteocles' orginal agreement on who would be King?

They would alternate being king each year.

500

The king's messenger that delivered the news that Polyneices was buried

Who is the Sentry?

500

Creon believes __________ is responsible for burying Polyneices.

What is "stiff-necked anarchists" or enemies of Thebes?

500

Eteocles became king because _________

What is Oedipus was unfit to rule after his prophecy became a reality. 

500

What is the main theme of Antigone? (Hint: Free will vs. ?)

What is free will vs. law and order?

500

What century did Sophocles write Antigone?

500 B.C.

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